Portraying Persons with Disabilities by
This selective annotated bibliography includes more than 650 fiction titles that promote acceptance and understanding of the disabled. A continuation of Bowker's "Notes from a Different Drummer" and "More Notes from a Different Drummer," "Portraying Persons with Disabilities" (Fiction) covers books written for an audience ranging from children to young adults--and encompasses genres from picture books to junior novels. Annotated to assist in title selection, "Portraying Persons with Disabilities" (Fiction) details the plots, perceptions and credibility of each book and identifies specific impairments and plot themes related to featured characters who are disabled. Titles are grouped by broad disability categories, making it easier when searching for particular titles. A discussion of evaluaton guidelines and a bibliography of recommended titles from the "Different Drummer" guides are also included.
Call Number: Z1037.9 R63X 1992 (LC)
Publication Date: 1991-01-30